Greater Berks Chapter

Purposes, Goals, and Objectives of the Greater Berks Chapter:

The purpose of this organization shall be to advance the general welfare of the blind of the Greater Berks area and the nation; to function as an integral part of the National Federation of the Blind of Pennsylvania and the National Federation of the Blind; to serve as a vehicle for collective action by the blind of the Greater Berks area; to operate as a mechanism through which the blind and interested sighted persons can come together to plan and carry out programs to improve the quality of life of the blind; to provide a means of collective action for parents of blind children; to forward the interests of blind students and provide them with a means of joint action and expression; to promote the vocational, cultural, and social advancement of the blind; to achieve the integration of the blind into society on a basis of equality with the sighted; and to take any other action which will improve the overall condition and standard of living of the blind.

Our Meetings:

Our meetings are held the second Friday of every month at 10:00AM at:

Berks Community Health Center
838 Penn Street
Reading, PA 19601

Pictures & Videos:

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News Articles

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Additional Information:

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